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"Jessica Shorts" is the 35th episode of the second season of Craig of the Creek and the 75th episode overall.


The original press release contained the following summary. It was shortened when listed in TV guides.

Spend some time with Craig's little sister, Jessica, with a series of 5 short stories. Follow along as she trains to be the best video game fighter in "Power Punchers," deals with a loose tooth in "Incisor Trading," puts on her own TV show in "The Jessica & Small Uncle Show," saves Kelsey's sword in "Jessica in Operation" and takes family game night too far in "Jessica in Payup!"

The summary was listed in TV guides as the following:

Spend some time with Craig's little sister, Jessica, as she trains to be the best video game fighter, deals with a loose tooth, puts on her own TV show, saves a sword and takes family game night too far.


"The Jessica and Small Uncle Show"

Jessica is watching the end of an episode of her favorite show when Craig runs into the room, excited to watch a Slide the Ferret TV show. Jessica suggests a different show for him to watch: her own acting-out of her favorite show. Craig humors her at first, but after getting injured by her antics and not appreciating her playing pretend, he raises his voice at her, upset that he sat through her "show" rather than watching his TV show. Jessica throws her Small Uncle doll at Craig, knocking him over.

"Operation: Jessica"

Craig and J.P. spin a merry-go-round at a playground in the Creek for Kelsey to hit with her sword. The sword bounces off and flies into a small enclosed slide that none of the Stump Kids are able to fit through. Craig calls Jessica, asking her for help with a "special mission". Jessica obliges, and after arriving, slides down, and finds the sword. Lil' Chris grabs it before she can and begins chewing on it, but Jessica offers him some gum from her backpack, which he accepts in exchange for the sword. He begins blowing a huge bubble, forcing Jessica to leave through another slide. The bubble makes its way down the slide before exploding, covering the Stump Kids in gum. They cheer her success.

"Power Punchers"


"Incisor Trading"



The family are playing a board game called Payup! and Jessica lands on a space that causes her to lose most of her in-game money, upsetting her. Jessica asks if they can play a different game called Twirl-A-Squirrel instead, but Bernard says that it isn't age-appropriate, even for her. On Jessica's next few turns, she loses money to Craig, Bernard, and Duane, causing her to wish to quit.

The next day, Craig wakes up to use the bathroom, only to find Jessica, who claims that he owes her money for landing on the toilet and shows him a house from the game floating in the bowl. Bernard talks to Gibson on the phone and goes to sit on the couch, only to be poked by another Payup! house. Jessica pops up behind the couch shouting "Payup!". Nicole opens into the fridge only to find a house in and on everything, even inside a sealed orange juice bottle. Jessica tells her to Payup! The family gathers in Jessica's room, the only place free of houses, to figure out how to stop her. Nicole declares their only option is to play Twirl-A-Squirrel with her. In their game, on Bernard's turn, the squirrel vomits, indicating his loss. Craig and Jessica laugh at him, ending the episode.






  • This is the fourth episode where Jessica visits the Creek.
  • The title card uses the same font as Three's a Crowd.
  • Slide the Ferret returns from "Kelsey the Worthy" in The Jessica & Small Uncle Show as a cartoon Craig wants to watch.
  • Jessica's fighter in Power Punchers, Puppercut, has a super move that resembles Akuma's Shun Goku Satsu from the Street Fighter series.
  • Payup! is a parody of the property-trading board game Monopoly.
  • The Power Punchers title screen is seen for the first time, revealing the game to be developed by CapNK, a portmanteau of the real companies Capcom and SNK.
  • Guacola is a drink originally from Steven Universe.
    • Matt Burnett has previously stated that Steven Universe is a show in Craig of the Creek, meaning the drink is likely tie-in merchandise with Steven Universe.
  • This episode's premiere was the most watched of the second season, with 520,000 viewers.

ve Episode list
Pilot Pilot
Season 1 "Itch to Explore" • "You're It" • "Jessica Goes to the Creek" • "The Final Book" • "Too Many Treasures" • "Wildernessa" • "Sunday Clothes" • "Escape from Family Dinner" • "Monster in the Garden" • "The Curse" • "Dog Decider" • "Bring Out Your Beast" • "Lost in the Sewers" • "The Future is Cardboard" • "The Brood" • "Under the Overpass" • "The Invitation" • "Vulture's Nest" • "Kelsey Quest" • "JPony" • "Ace of Squares" • "Doorway to Helen" • "The Last Kid in the Creek" • "The Climb" • "Big Pinchy" • "The Kid from 3030" • "Power Punchers" • "Creek Cart Racers" • "Secret Book Club" • "Jextra Perrestrial" • "The Takeout Mission" • "Dinner at the Creek" • "Jessica's Trail" • "Bug City" • "Deep Creek Salvage" • "The Shortcut" • "Dibs Court" • "The Great Fossil Rush" • "The Mystery of the Timekeeper" • "Alone Quest"
Season 2 "Memories of Bobby" • "Jacob of the Creek" • "Return of the Honeysuckle Rangers" • "Kelsey the Elder" • "Sour Candy Trials" • "Fort Williams" • "The Other Side" • "Summer Wish" • "Turning the Tables" • "Kelsey the Author" • "Council of the Creek" • "Sparkle Cadet" • "Cousin of the Creek" • "Camper on the Run" • "Stink Bomb" • "Evolution of Craig" • "The Haunted Dollhouse" • "Craig and the Kids Table" • "Creek Daycare" • "Sugar Smugglers" • "Sleepover at JP's" • "Tea Timers' Ball" • "The Cardboard Identity" • "Ancients of the Creek" • "Mortimor to the Rescue" • "Secret in a Bottle" • "Trading Day" • "Crisis at Elder Rock" • "Kelsey the Worthy" • "The End Was Here" • "In the Key of the Creek" • "Children of the Dog" • "Jessica Shorts" • "Ferret Quest" • "Into the Overpast" • "The Time Capsule" • "Beyond the Rapids" • "The Jinxening"
Season 3 "The Other Side: The Tournament" • "The Ground Is Lava!" • "The Council of the Creek: Operation Hive-Mind" • "The Bike Thief" • "Craig of the Beach" • "Plush Kingdom" • "The Ice Pop Trio: Creek Street" • "Pencil Break Mania" • "The Last Game of Summer" • "Trick or Creek" • "Fall Anthology" • "Afterschool Snackdown" • "Creature Feature" • "King of Camping" • "The Rise and Fall of the Green Poncho" • "I Don't Need a Hat" • "Alternate Creekiverse" • "Snow Day" • "Winter Break" • "Snow Place Like Home" • "Breaking the Ice" • "Winter Creeklympics" • "Welcome to Creek Street" • "Fan or Foe" • "The New Jersey" • "The Sunflower" • "Craig World" • "Body Swap" • "Copycat Carter" • "Brother Builder" • "Jessica the Intern" • "Capture the Flag Part 1: The Candy" • "Capture the Flag Part 2: The King" • "Capture the Flag Part 3: The Legend" • "Capture the Flag Part 4: The Plan" • "Capture the Flag Part 5: The Game"
Season 4 "The Legend of the Library" • "Locked Out Cold" • "Beyond the Overpass" • "Sink or Swim Team" • "The Quick Name" • "The Chef's Challenge" • "The Sparkle Solution" • "Better Than You" • "The Dream Team" • "Fire & Ice" • "Chrono Moss" • "In Search of Lore" • "Opposite Day" • "Adventures in Baby Casino" • "Creek Talent Extravaganza" • "Dodgy Decisions" • "Hyde & Zeke" • "The Anniversary Box" • "Lost & Found" • "Grandma Smugglers" • "The Champion's Hike" • "Bored Games" • "Scoutguest" • "My Stare Lady" • "Silver Fist Returns"
Shorts "Craig of the Car" • "How Was Your Day?" • "The Williams Family Opening Theme Song" • "How to Map the Creek" • "Creek Kid Rap"